African-American Power and Politics: The Political Context Variable (Power, Conflict, and Democracy: American Politics into the 21st Century)
By: Hanes Walton (author)Paperback
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The first comprehensive analysis of the impact of the Reagan revolution on African-American political life, this book explores the ways in which conservative elites mobilized the American public around issues of race as ideology, discourse, strategy, and political elections from the Reagan victory of 1980 to the Republican congressional triumphs of 1994. The book also critically assesses the Clinton administration's record on race and the Democratic party response to affirmative action, welfare, and other aspects of the African-American political agenda.
HANES WALTON, JR. is professor of political science at the University of Michigan.
1. Elections1. Epistemology and the Native-Son Candidate2. Theory3. Methodology2. The Political Context of a Native-Son Candidate4. The Arkansas Electorate5. The African American Electorate3. The Making of a Native-Son Candidate6. The Congressional Vote for Clinton7. The Attorney General Vote for Clinton8. The Gubernatorial Vote for Clinton4. The Southern Native-Son Presidential Candidate9. The Presidential Vote for Clinton10. The Regional Vote: Clinton and Carter5. The Native-Son Candidate and the Democratic Party11. The Democratic Party in Presidential Elections: The Native-Son Theory Revisited12. Epilogue: Scandal, Public Support, and the Native-Son Variable
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